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see Anglo-SaxonsAnglo-Saxons,
name given to the Germanic-speaking peoples who settled in England after the decline of Roman rule there. They were first invited by the Celtic King Vortigern, who needed help fighting the Picts and Scots. The Angles (Lat.
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Angles

 

an ancient Germanic tribe, mentioned by Tacitus and Ptolemy. In the fourth and early fifth centuries the Angles lived in the south of the Jutland Peninsula. In the fifth and sixth centuries they took part in the Anglo-Saxon conquest of Britain, where they formed the kingdoms of Mer-cia, East Anglia, and Northumbria. Part of the country they conquered was later called England, after the name of the Angles. The Angles constituted one of the elements of the Anglo-Saxon ethnic group that was formed in the seventh to tenth centuries. It is believed that the Angles who remained on the continent merged with the Danes.

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The lines which follow these insinuate even more about Hopkins' voyeuristic tendencies: while contemplating the mortal objects which his gaze usually sought, Hopkins alludes to "Pope Gregory the Great, whose appreciation of the beauty of Anglo-Saxon slave boys (Non Angli sed angeli) led him to send Augustine to convert the pagan invaders of Britain.
prorsus, ex quo Brittaniam petierunt Angli, feliciora fuere tempora.
the entry for "Anglo-Saxons" in the eleventh edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica, to which Joyce had access: "We need not doubt that the Angli and the Saxons were different nations originally; but from the evidence at our disposal it seems likely that they had practically coalesced in very early times, perhaps even before the invasion" of Britain (2:38).
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